|I would like to start a garden for cut flowers. Can you suggest some different types of plants that make good cut flowers? |
|A cutting garden should include your favorite flowers or colors. Here are some ideas to get you started:|
Annual: cosmos, ipomopsis, zinnias, red and blue salvias, sunflowers, asters, larkspur, statice, snapdragons
Perennials: Shasta daisies, purple coneflowers, black-eyed susans, verbascum, yarrow, dianthus, scabiosa, gaillardia, coreopsis, liatris, hollyhocks, phlox, peonies
Shrubs: roses, lilacs, and hydrangeas
You might also include some ornamental grasses and ferns, as well as everlastings for dried arrangements.